Founded in 1972, Chemical Process and Production, Inc. (CP&P) is a small refinery specializing in custom distillation and co-product stream solutions. Our service and professional expertise allows us to meet and exceed customer expectations. Located in the town of Santa Fe, Texas, we combine small town values with big city performance to accommodate our customers to the best of our abilities. Our equipment, procedures, and the quality of care that our seasoned professionals put into each distillation project provides customers with top satisfaction. We have a stellar reputation with environmental agencies to include TCEQ and the EPA. One visit to our plant will convince you that CP&P has the most effective, state-of-the art solutions for your custom distillation challenges.
Jack Ploss, Founder
Big Creek High School, War, WV
College of the Mainland, Texas City, Texas
Transportation Management and Oil Field supervision. Managed operations, designed equipment, headed sales for Weeren Trucking.
1968 — Started Ploss Industries. Ran operations designed and supervised construction of necessary specialized equipment, was the sales force for 20 years.
1972 — Formed group and started Chemical Process & Production. Managed construction, hired necessary management team.
1982 — Formed Service Production purchased oil and gas wells. Managed enhanced production on oil and gas wells. Supervised reentries and work overs on production wells.
1985 — Formed Hitchcock Saltwater Disposal, Inc. Reentered three abandon wells for disposal of produced saltwater from production of oil and gas. Designed and supervised construction of new facility at Buffalo Camp.
Greg Ploss, Plant Manager
Graduated Texas City High School
Ploss Industries, Inc. 1980-1994
Worked in various positions including Oil Reclamation, field supervisor, dispatch, truck driver, tank cleaning and finally General Manager.
Peak Ploss Services 1994-1995
Office Coordinator. Facilitated the transition of Ploss Industries to Peak Services.
Chemical Process and Production, Inc. 1995-Present
Doug Schwab, Chemical Engineer
B.S. Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University
Held various roles to include Project Engineer, Production Manager, and Process Engineer in the chemical manufacturing markets
Mike Landers, Chemist
B.S. Chemistry, University of Illinois
Chemical Process and Production Inc. 2005-present
Christopher Ploss, Marketing
B.S. Industrial Distribution, Texas A&M
United States Army 2007-2010
Army Reserves 2010-present
Chemical Process and Production Inc. 2010-present
Stephanie Porter, Office Manager
Graduated Santa Fe High School 1996
College of the Mainland 2002-2003
Worked in the retail field for seven years, from sales associate to manager, before coming to the plant in 2001.
Chemical Process and Production, Inc. 2001-Present
Brandon Clingerman, Operator
Hired on: 7/5/2006
Cody Hicks, Operator
Hired on: 8/29/2008
Jonathan Patterson, Operator
Hired on: 11/12/2007
Kevin Freudensprung, Operations Supervisor
Hired on: 7/1/1997
Ricky Brown, Operator
Hired on: 7/13/1998
Victor Boudreaux, Operator
Hired on: 4/22/2004